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Medal of Honor (2009)

Medalia de onoare (original title)
Accidentally receiving a Romanian Medal of Honor, a 75-years-old retiree uses it to regain respect from his family.

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Tudor Voican
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Rebengiuc ... Ion
Camelia Zorlescu ... Nina
Mimi Branescu ... Cornel
Florina Fernandes Florina Fernandes ... Rita - Cornel's wife
Filimon Nickolas Filimon Nickolas ... Joshua
Mircea Andreescu Mircea Andreescu ... Administrator
Catalina Murgea Catalina Murgea ... Sotie administrator
Ion Iliescu ... Ion Iliescu
Simona Bondoc Simona Bondoc ... D-na Popescu
Eugenia Bosânceanu Eugenia Bosânceanu ... D-na Petrescu
Ion Lucian ... Presedinto Veterani
Anca Pandrea Anca Pandrea ... Secretara Veterani
Tatiana Iekel ... Sotie Ion J. Ion
Constantin Draganescu Constantin Draganescu ... Petre (as Costica Draganescu)
Gabriel Spahiu ... Maistrul ternoficare
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Storyline

One day Ion, a 75 year old Romanian man, accidentally receives a Medal of Honor for some 'heroic' actions back in WW2, times he barely remembers. The medal forces Ion to reconsider his whole life. Maybe he wasn't all the time a loser. Maybe his life has a meaning. Maybe he means something to his family. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Romania | Germany

Language:

Romanian

Release Date:

12 November 2010 (Romania) See more »

Also Known As:

Ehrenmedaille See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

HI Film Productions See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Until 1996, Corneliu Vadim Tudor had never been a candidate of the Romanian presidential elections, so aging war veteran Ion I. Ion couldn't vote him instead of Ion Iliescu in 1992. See more »

Soundtracks

Casta Diva
from the opera "Norma"
Music by Vincenzo Bellini with lyrics by Felice Romani
Performed by Maria Callas
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Romanian story
21 March 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

about confusion. about illusions. about the conflict between generations. and, maybe, about the purpose of life after many, too many gray years. a film about happiness. and the small things who create it. a bitter-sweet story. like the life. short, a Romanian story. like many others. Victor Rebengiuc in a remarkable role. and the scene with Ion Iliescu who remains the axis of comments about the political differences between themes. a film about a simple fact who has strange significance for an old man hoping in the second chance. and about the cruel truth. a film about making history. and about the shadows of the past. and nothing else.


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